Bhagat Singh was a Socialist from India who died in 1931 at the age of 23. Despite his youth, he wrote an essay called "Why I am an atheist" that still resonates today. I'm not kidding. While the wording isn't necessarily modern, the...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night went down to defeat in Indiana. This is her 18th primary or caucus loss to Bernie Sanders. The former Secretary of State has won an unimpressive 23 times against the aging socialist. Yet, ABC and CBS largely glossed over Clinton’s string of losses and insisted the important part is that she’ll win the nomination.
BERNIE Sanders is out of the running to be the Democratic nominee, but he is still running for president. The once-rising democratic socialist candidate has faltered badly in recent weeks—losing five of the last six states—yet he signalled over the weekend that he is not ready to dismantle his podium and head back to Vermont. Show More Summary
(May 2, 2016 05:30 PM, by Emily Skarbek) Yesterday Ilya Somin reminded readers of the Washington Post of his ongoing support for changing May 1st from a celebration of communists, socialists, and labor unions - to a holiday that commemorates the millions who have died because of communist... (1 COMMENTS)
Seattle’s socialist City Council member, Kshama Sawant, has called on Bernie Sanders to break with the Democratic Party and run as an independent. If he refuses, she says, his supporters must build a third party without him.
[guest post by JVW] Per tradition on May 1, the far left takes to the streets to celebrate the workers holiday of May Day, a tradition established in the late 19th century by socialist, communist, and anarchist groups — you know, the same people that made the 20th century so lucrative to the military industrial […]
Communist, socialists and anarchists appropriated the traditional spring festival on the first of May, which involves dancing, ribbons and flowers, and have turned it into their yearly focal point for
Pay rise of 30 percent comes amid runaway inflation and food shortages as socialist government hopes to calm tensions.
In the latest attempt to bolster its flagging economy, Venezuela’s socialist government has ordered a 30% increase in the nation’s minimum wage, effective immediately. The increase, symbolically chosen to take effect on International Labor Day, marks the second major increase in Venezuela’s minimum wage in the last two months. Show More Summary
#MayDay, or the celebration of all things socialist, is really not a day to celebrate:
Maher took the liberty of doing it himself, since the tabloids and the Democratic socialist have yet to step up.
Dr. Suess’s The Lorax, whence comes the title question, is socialist drivel of the most ignorant sort. But just because Theodore Geisel was a leftist dimwit who described the book as “ straight propaganda ” doesn’t mean trees are bad. Conservatives...Show More Summary
I sat down for an online interview with Emidio “Mimi” Soltysik, presidential candidate for the Socialist Party USA, to discuss the state of his campaign and how the left should approach the right.
Venezuela's hyperinflationary economic crisis has gotten worse in one very important and apparently unprecedented sense than even the one seen in Weimar Germany in the 1920s. Yet the Associated Press and the New York Times apparently...Show More Summary
Economist Dr. Samuel Gregg speaks with CatholicVote’s Josh Mercer about how socialist Bernie Sanders was invited by “the Vatican” (actually: Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences) to speak on income inequality. Also discussed whether socialism is on the rise here in the United States. Show More Summary
Dear democratic socialists, political revolutionaries, Bern-feelers at large: We need to have a talk. Let me begin by saying that I bear no ill will towards Mr. Sanders. Nothing that follows should be misconstrued as an attack on his policies, his track record, his electability in November or his character. I’m not a corporate media […]
The New York Times Magazine has published a long article derived from several interviews with President Obama about the U.S. economy and his handling thereof. It's a smart, clear overview of what has gone right economically during Obama's term and what might have gone better, and you're encouraged to read the whole thing. Show More Summary
The right will accuse the Socialists of putting party before country while the far left alleges a betrayal.
TALK ABOUT BURYING THE LEDE: “Bernie Sanders to Cut Hundreds of Staff Members and Focus on California,” the New York Times reports. But isn’t the real news that it’s actually possible for an avowed socialist to shrink the number of his minions when mugged sufficiently hard by reality?
So much for socialism curing society’s ills, where a mandatory power blackout and food lines are the norm in Venezuela.